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Mammoth Calf, Ancient Art Work Displayed At Neanderthal Museum In Germany (PHOTOS)

First Posted: 11/19/10 11:56 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 07:15 PM ET

A stunning new German exhibition is shedding new light onto the prehistoric era.

Displayed at the Neanderthal Museum in Mettmann, Germany, the exhibition includes never-before-seen artifacts and remains of one of the most mysterious creatures of the Ice Age, the mammoth. Among the most intriguing are an icon of one of the enormous animals cast in ivory, which is believed to be the oldest known artwork of mankind, as well as the completely preserved remains of an original mammoth calf, named Lyuba.

See photos of the new exhibit, courtesy of the Associated Press, here:

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A woman views what is claimed to be the oldest known art work of mankind, at the Neanderthal Museum in Mettmann, Germany.
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